Barrel Aged The Jones Dog | Pipeworks Brewing Company

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Brewed by:
Pipeworks Brewing Company
Illinois, United States
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Style: Milk / Sweet Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 13.00%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
The first batch of Imperial Jones Dog we ever brewed found its way into some Heaven Hill and Buffalo Trace barrels for 10 months and we are sure glad it did. The imperial milk stout brewed with cacao nibs and vanilla beans came out of the barrel with wonderful notes of bourbon, oak, barrel char, vanilla, coconut, dark fruits and dark chocolate. Delicious now or good to cellar in a temperature controlled environment.

Added by MasterSki on 11-08-2013

BEER STATS
Ratings:
428
Reviews:
47
Avg:
4.41
pDev:
8.84%
 
 
Wants:
223
Gots:
129
For Trade:
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look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

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2015 vintage; drank 12/10/15 @ Harvest Hop Haus.

Black appearance.

Minimal dark khaki head; minimal lace.

Burnt brown sugar, whiskey & baking soda notes in the nose.

Medium thick mouthfeel.

Burnt caramel, whiskey & cream flavors up front; oak notes on the finish. A touch too sweet & boozy; plus the nose is a bit off-putting. Good, not great.

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Batch 2 bomber (12 year Elijah Craig barrels) poured into a snifter.

Deep, viscous black pour with a single finger head that quickly recedes into the abyss. Little to no lacing to be found.

Nose is heavy bourbon up front with a nice roast character before the waves of fudge and vanilla start pouring in. As the beer warms, the fudge and vanilla become more pronounced, allowing for some caramel and burnt sugar to shine through.

Taste follows the nose. The 14-15 months has served the brew well, as the only boozy heat that remains is subtle and pleasant, while the flavor profile focuses on decadent desserts like chocolate covered toffee, rich fudge and vanilla ice cream. There's a lingering sweetness that hints towards cloying, but disappears just in time.

Mouth is thick and smooth, exactly how I would expect and barrel aged milk stout to feel.

Overall an incredible brew that I'm happy to have had the opportunity to try. Probably the best BBA milk stout I've ever had.

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look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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